Global Patent Index - EP 1666168 A1

EP 1666168 A1 20060607 - TOOL FOR REMOVING FOREIGN OBJECT IN PIPE LINE

Title (en)

TOOL FOR REMOVING FOREIGN OBJECT IN PIPE LINE

Title (de)

WERKZEUG ZUM ENTFERNEN VON FREMDKÖRPERN IN EINER ROHRLEITUNG

Title (fr)

OUTIL PERMETTANT D'OTER DES OBJETS ETRANGERS DANS UNE CANALISATION

Publication

EP 1666168 A1 20060607 (EN)

Application

EP 04788181 A 20040927

Priority

  • JP 2004014085 W 20040927
  • JP 2003335749 A 20030926

Abstract (en)

To provide an intraductal foreign body removal instrument which can remove fibrous foreign bodies 80 out of a duct 90 without damaging inner walls of the duct 90 using a simple mechanism. The instrument has a flexible insertion tube 20 inserted in the duct 90, a wire 30 made of flexible wire material and inserted in the insertion tube 20; and a rotating device 40 which rotates the wire 30 in the insertion tube 20. Furthermore, the instrument 10 has a flexible guide tube 25 which is inserted in the duct 90 and into which the insertion tube 20 is inserted loosely.

IPC 1-7

B08B 9/02; A61B 17/00

IPC 8 full level

A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/22 (2006.01); B08B 9/02 (2006.01); B08B 9/04 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

A61B 17/22 (2013.01 - EP US); B08B 9/04 (2013.01 - EP US); B08B 9/045 (2013.01 - EP US); A61B 17/22012 (2013.01 - EP US); A61B 17/320758 (2013.01 - EP US); A61M 2025/0019 (2013.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IT LI LU MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1666168 A1 20060607; CN 1816400 A 20060809; JP 2005095839 A 20050414; US 2006276814 A1 20061207; WO 2005030408 A1 20050407

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 04788181 A 20040927; CN 200480018772 A 20040927; JP 2003335749 A 20030926; JP 2004014085 W 20040927; US 55975905 A 20051205